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Court Upholds Use of Class Member Contact Info to Solicit Clients
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2015

In Hernandez v. Best Buy, a federal magistrate judge in Southern California denied Best Buy’s motion to impose sanctions on a plaintiff’s attorney


Taking Too Long to Accommodate Disabled Employee Can Be Fatal to Summary Judgment
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2015

In Gupta v. IBM, a high-level IBM employee sought accommodations for his back problems, including business-class air travel and special ergonomic


Ninth Circuit Sides with EEOC’s Demand for Employee Contact Information
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2015

In EEOC v. McLane, the Ninth Circuit held that an employer must comply with an EEOC subpoena seeking “pedigree information” (name, social security


Bag Checks for Apple Employees Not Compensable Time
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • December 21 2015

Apple Inc. recently convinced a California federal district court to dismiss a certified class action alleging that Apple had a legal duty to pay


Game of phones: employer-issued smartphones and employee Fifth Amendment protections
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2015

A recent court decision holding that employees can claim the Fifth Amendment and refuse to unlock password-protected smartphones, even though the


Chipotle sued in class action for FCRA violations
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

A recent class action lawsuit in California federal court alleges that Chipotle buried its Fair Credit Reporting Act ("FCRA") disclosure in its


Whistleblower statute protects employees from retaliation for reporting personal matters
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

A California Court of Appeal in Cardenas v. M. Fanaian, D.D.S., Inc. held that Labor Code 1102.5, which protects employees from retaliation for


Ninth Circuit affirms Iskanian ruling rendering PAGA waivers illegal
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • October 23 2015

In Sakkab v. Luxottica Retail North America, Inc., the Ninth Circuit affirmed the California Supreme Court's Iskanian v. CLS Transportation Los


Truck drivers subject to significant control were employees, not contractors
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

Finding that a cargo transportation employer had improperly classified its truck drivers as contractors rather than employees, a California court of


Employer cannot waive unconscionable portions of arbitration agreement
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

Finding that an employment arbitration agreement was procedurally and substantively unconscionable, a U. S. District Court for the Northern District